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Medical Term
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2012-12-10 09:58:06
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  1. syncope
    loss of consciousness due to a ladk of blood supply to the brain
  2. iritis
    inflammation of the iris
  3. neuritis
    inflammation of the nerves
  4. polyneuritis
    inflammation of many nerves
  5. lumbar puncture
    a spinal tap, insertion of a needle into the subarachnoid space, usually between the 3rd and 4th vertebrae, to withdrawl spinal fluid
  6. craniotomy
    incision into the skull to provide access to the brain
  7. nyctalopia
    impaired or inadequate vision at night; commonly called night blindness
  8. cephalgia
    pain in the head, headache
  9. bell palsy
    weakness or paralysis of the muscles of one side of the face
  10. encephalitis
    inflammation of the brain
  11. ALS
    amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  12. ANS
    autonomic nervous system
  13. CNS
    central nervous system
  14. CP
    cerberal palsy
  15. CSF
    cerbrospinal fluid
  16. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  17. EEG
    electroencephalography
  18. HD
    huntington disease
  19. ICP
    intracranial pressure
  20. LP
    lumbar Puncture
  21. MS
    multiple sclerosis
  22. PEG
    pheumoencephalography
  23. PNS
    peripheral nervous system
  24. PPS
    postpolio syndrome
  25. SNS
    somatic nervous system
  26. TENS
    transcutaneous electrical nervous stimulation
  27. TIA
    transient ischemic attack

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